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Vol 42 no 4, Nov 2020
Update from the President
By Colin Thomas   |   November 2020   |   Vol 42 no 4

It was an absolute privilege at the recent Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be elected President of the Society. I am very humbled by the fact that the outgoing President Dr Jim Bertouch and Vice President Tim Cha nominated me for the role with the unanimous support of the outgoing Committee and State Chairs.

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Vol 42 no 4, Nov 2020
President’s Report
By Dr Jim Bertouch   |   November 2020   |   Vol 42 no 4

Thank you for attending the 2020 AGM and it is a pleasure to present, albeit sadly ... for me at least ... my last report. 40th Anniversary Symposium Well I can say that we really started the year with a bang with the highly successful Australiana Symposium at the State Library in October 2019, which was well s...

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Vol 42 no 1, Feb 2020
Vol 41 no 4, Nov 2019
Australiana Society annual report 2018
By Jim Bertouch & George Lawrence   |   November 2019   |   Vol 41 no 4

As you all know we are in our 40th year and will finish our celebrations with a three-day symposium on 18–21 October 2019 at the State Library of NSW. This is going to be a very big and significant event. We have more than 25 confirmed speakers and very many different areas of Australiana will be covered in t...

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Vol 40 no 3, Aug 2018
Vol 40 no 2, May 2018
Kevin Fahy Annual Lecture 2018: Tasmaniana
By Colin Thomas   |   May 2018   |   Vol 40 no 2

Firstly thank you to Jim and the Society Committee for demonstrating the faith you have in me to deliver what I regard as this most important lecture. We all owe the late Kevin Fahy a significant debt for the time that he took researching, collecting and preserving Australia’s heritage, particularly in the bo...

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Vol 40 no 2, May 2018
Australiana Society tour of Tasmania 2018
By Scott Carlin   |   May 2018   |   Vol 40 no 2

“Bring forty members to Tasmania to celebrate the Australiana Society’s 40th anniversary” was president Jim Bertouch’s brief. The new Tasmanian Chapter of the Australiana Society accordingly set to work under the leadership of chairman Colin Thomas to emulate the success of the Society’s 2015 Tasmania...

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Vol 40 no 1, Feb 2018
A message from the President
By Jim Bertouch   |   February 2018   |   Vol 40 no 1

In October this year, the Australiana Society will turn 40, and I am very pleased to announce that we will be recognising this important milestone in a number of different ways. However it is worthwhile remembering that when the Society was founded in 1978 there was very limited interest in Australian decorativ...

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Vol 39 no 3, Aug 2017
Australiana Society Annual Report
By Jim Bertouch & George Lawrence   |   August 2017   |   Vol 39 no 3

Over the last 12 months the Society has continued to grow and flourish in more ways than one. I am very pleased to report that the Tasmanian Chapter of the Society is now off and running, having had a very successful opening at Runnymede, in Hobart, last November. Tasmanian Chair Colin Thomas had invited the Ho...

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Vol 38 no 3, Aug 2016
President's Report
By Jim Bertouch   |   August 2016   |   Vol 38 no 3

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Vol 37 no 3, Aug 2015
President's Report
By Jim Bertouch   |   August 2015   |   Vol 37 no 3

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Vol 36 no 4, November 2014
From the President
By Jim Bertouch   |   November 2014   |   Vol 36 no 4

Australiana magazine has been presenting important information and original research about Australian decorative arts and heritage for 36 years, and is now the leading publication in the field. While we promised a bumper issue in November, I can now announce an even better alternative – our first monograph, t...

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Vol 36 no 3, August 2014
Taking tea in the colonies
By Jim Bertouch   |   August 2014   |   Vol 36 no 3

Tea drinking, that very British and colonial habit, is ingrained in our Australian culture and regarded by many as an essential daily ritual. tea is cheap and plentiful today, but this was not always the case.

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Vol 36 no 2, May 2014
Australiana Society Annual Reports 2013

Our first event after the last AGM was the show-stopping evening at the Mitchell Library to view the Macquarie collector’s chest, the Dixson collector’s chest and the Wallis album with Elizabeth Ellis and Richard Neville. This was one of the very best events that I can remember, with the unique opportunity ...

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Vol 35 no 4, November 2013
Grant of $5,000
By Jim Bertouch   |   November 2013   |   Vol 35 no 4

I am very pleased to announce that the Australiana Society would like to invite submissions from institutions to assist in the acquisition of an object or objects of Australiana.

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Vol 35 no 3, August 2013
Vol 34 no 2, May 2012
Vol 34 no 2, May 2012
Vol 33 no 3, August 2011
Of fids and ditty boxes
By Jim Bertouch   |   August 2011   |   Vol 33 no 3

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Vol 33 no 2, May 2011
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Vol 33 no 1, February 2011
Vol 32 no 4, November 2010
Vol 32 no 2, May 2010
Vol 20 No 3, August 1998
Vol 13 No 3, August 1991
The Australiana Society acknowledges Australia’s First Nations Peoples – the First Australians – as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of this land and gives respect to the Elders – past and present – and through them to all Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.